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  • New Zealand Colonisation, Colonisation in New Zealand

    …These turned into full-scale war in Northland during the mid 1840's, and in the rest of the country during the 1860's. British troops helped the New Zealand colonial forces during these conflicts, as did some Maori. Declining Numbers During the land wars Maori were victorious on many occasions.…

  • Russell History New Zealand

    …so named because the Maori cut down the Union Jack four times before and during the conflict. During the war the Maori created a diversion that drew the British soldiers out of the settlement so that the Maori could then raid it. The settlers fled to the British naval ships in the harbor, who then…

  • Bay of Islands History New Zealand, Bay of Islands Historical Places NZ

    …with its bullet holes from the Maori Wars. Early History The famous British explorer, Captain James Cook, discovered New Zealand in 1769. In 1772 the arrival of French navigator Marion de Fresne created a conflict between the Maori and European settlers, resulting in much bloodshed. Later came…

  • About New Zealand, New Zealand Information, Facts about New Zealand

    …the early 19th century, conflict between Maori and the British was quite frequent. In 1840, the Treaty of Waitangi was signed making New Zealand a colony. This resulted in many more immigrants making New Zealand their home but also contributed to more conflict resulting in the New Zealand Wars.…


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